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Healthy Lungs & Foods that Help

Healthy Lung Foods

Winter unfortunately ushers in colds, flu, bronchitis and pnuemonia. A few things that you can do to help boost your lung function is of course drink plenty of water; many of us decrease water consumption when the weather isn’t hot, however, it’s important to drink plenty every day of the year. Increasing your dietary intake of the following healthy lung foods will help as well. 

Vitamin A foods
kale, romaine, broccoli, carrots, watercress.

Vitamin C foods 
guava, rosehips, red, green and yellow peppers, broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, dark leafy greens, tomatoes, strawberries & citrus.

Fresh herbs 
garlic, onion, shallot, oregano, dill, thyme, ginger, mint and parsley.

By adding these simple foods in your everyday meals you will get great benefits throughout your body as well as your lungs. You don’t need mega doses, every small amount helps. You can add lemon, mint and ginger to your water, sprinkle parsley on almost every dish and nibble on leafs of it throughout the day.

Healthy eating is healing; healthy eating is living!

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